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Parkwind and ESB to develop two offshore wind farms at Oriel and Clogherhead

24 January 2019

  • Potential generation capacity at Oriel Wind Farm to meet the needs of most of the population in Louth and Meath - 280,000 families
  • Highly complementary partnership between Parkwind, an experienced offshore operator, and ESB, which has significant experience in the delivery of major engineering projects in Ireland
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EBRD supports largest windfarm in Ukraine

24 January 2019

  • EBRD arranging syndicated loan of €150 million to SyvashEnergoProm
  • Project to be co-financed by Green for Growth Fund, FMO and NEFCO
  • EBRD’s latest investment under USELF III achieves significant CO2 reductions
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MHI Vestas Achieves Final Turbine Installation at Horns Reef 3

21 January 2019

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the final turbine at Horns Reef 3 offshore wind park, now featuring the most powerful turbines in Denmark MORE ❯

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New onshore wind installations plummet in 2018

18 January 2019

RenewableUK is today releasing new figures that new onshore wind installations fell by nearly 80% in 2018 to the lowest level since 2011. Last year 598MW of new onshore wind was installed, made up of 263 turbines at 54 sites, down from a record 2,666MW installed in 2017.
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  • Potential generation capacity at Oriel Wind Farm to meet the needs of most of the population in Louth and Meath - 280,000 families
  • Highly complementary partnership between Parkwind, an experienced offshore operator, and ESB, which has significant experience in the delivery of major engineering projects in Ireland
MORE ❯
Business & FinanceMORE ❯
  • EBRD arranging syndicated loan of €150 million to SyvashEnergoProm
  • Project to be co-financed by Green for Growth Fund, FMO and NEFCO
  • EBRD’s latest investment under USELF III achieves significant CO2 reductions
MORE ❯
Project Development & ExecutionMORE ❯
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the final turbine at Horns Reef 3 offshore wind park, now featuring the most powerful turbines in Denmark MORE ❯
Policy & MarketsMORE ❯
RenewableUK is today releasing new figures that new onshore wind installations fell by nearly 80% in 2018 to the lowest level since 2011. Last year 598MW of new onshore wind was installed, made up of 263 turbines at 54 sites, down from a record 2,666MW installed in 2017.
MORE ❯

18 Jan | New onshore wind installations plummet in 2018

RenewableUK is today releasing new figures that new onshore wind installations fell by nearly 80% in 2018 to the lowest level since 2011. Last year 598MW of new onshore wind was installed, made up of 263 turbines at 54 sites, down from a record 2,666MW installed in 2017.

16 Jan | New record: over 16,000 megawatts of wind power in 50Hertz grid

Feed-in record of New Year’s Day already broken

15 Jan | Restrictions on steel imports could jeopardise the EU’s 2030 renewables target

EU countries will discuss tomorrow a proposal from the European Commission on protective measures on steel imports to the EU. The EU will then vote on the measures, which aim to restrict steel imports from third countries to the EU until July 2021, on Friday.

20 Dec | New wind generation peak rounds off record-breaking year for renewables

RenewableUK is celebrating the festive season by highlighting ten major steps forward in wind and marine energy in 2018 - including a new wind energy generation record achieved on Tuesday.

24 Jan | Parkwind and ESB to develop two offshore wind farms at Oriel and Clogherhead

  • Potential generation capacity at Oriel Wind Farm to meet the needs of most of the population in Louth and Meath - 280,000 families
  • Highly complementary partnership between Parkwind, an experienced offshore operator, and ESB, which has significant experience in the delivery of major engineering projects in Ireland

24 Jan | EBRD supports largest windfarm in Ukraine

  • EBRD arranging syndicated loan of €150 million to SyvashEnergoProm
  • Project to be co-financed by Green for Growth Fund, FMO and NEFCO
  • EBRD’s latest investment under USELF III achieves significant CO2 reductions

17 Jan | WFW advises UniCredit on Bel Lavello wind park project financing

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) advised UniCredit S.p.A. (“Unicredit”) on the long-term project financing, through its Infrastructure & Power Project Finance division, of the Bel Lavello wind park, located in the southern Italian region of Basilicata.

17 Jan | Wavin making waves with offshore wind farm energy supply

Manufacturer cuts CO2 emissions by 13.7 tonnes a year, with renewable energy from Ørsted.

16 Jan | Design Certificate of 160m Nabralift Self-Erecting Tower awarded by DNV-GL

DNV-GL has awarded Nabrawind with the Design Evaluation Conformity Statement for the first Nabralift Self-Erecting tower design, that was prototyped last summer in Eslava (Spain), with a total hub height of 160m.

16 Jan | GE's Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed in Rotterdam

  • Agreement signed with Future Wind includes five years of testing and 15 years of service
  • Installation of Haliade-X 12 MW will take place during summer 2019

15 Jan | Ingeteam is participating in the project for the first offshore wind turbine in Spain

Ingeteam is participating in the first bottom-fixed foundation offshore wind turbine prototype to be installed in Spain and the first of its kind in southern Europe.

08 Jan | The world’s first floating wind turbine gets extended life

UNITECH Offshore and Equinor have entered into an agreement that UNITECH will take over the Hywind Demo floating wind turbine outside Karmøy. The turbine will be renamed and used as an infrastructure for research projects, development of new technology, and within teaching and training.

21 Jan | MHI Vestas Achieves Final Turbine Installation at Horns Reef 3

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the final turbine at Horns Reef 3 offshore wind park, now featuring the most powerful turbines in Denmark

17 Jan | ACCIONA completely renovated wind farm service Spain

  • El Cabrito, located at Tarifa (Cadiz), goes from ninety 330-kW wind turbines installed in 1995 to twelve 3-MW and 1.5-MW machines of Nordex technology
  • The installation will produce 16% more clean energy with the same capacity (30 MW) as the obsolete wind farm
  • The renewal has reduced its environmental impact, as well as its visual and noise profile, and makes it easier for birdlife to fly through.

15 Jan | ERG launches two new wind farms in France totalling 31 MW - Installed power in the country exceeds 300 MW

ERG is pleased to announce the completion of the commissioning phase for Parc Eolien de la Vallée de Torfou (17.6 MW - estimated average annual output 47 GWh), a wind farm forming part of the 768 MW of assets under construction and being developed by Epuron, acquired last year (see Press Release dat

11 Jan | PKN ORLEN a step closer to building an off-shore wind farm in the Baltic Sea

An ORLEN Group company Baltic Power is about to commence surveys to assess the environmental impacts and wind conditions within its off-shore wind farm licence area in the Baltic Sea. To that end, an agreement was signed with a consortium comprising MEWO S.A. and the Maritime Institute of Gdańsk, with a view to obtaining an environmental permit for the project and determining the production potential of the planned off-shore wind farm.

07 Jan | CEZ Relies for Wind Farm Management on wpd windmanager

New wind farm for the wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG: As of January 1, 2019, the CEZ Group assigns the operational management for the wind farm Fohren-Linden to the Bremen-based company.

20 Dec | innogy signs long-term service contract with Senvion for its 295 MW offshore wind park Nordsee Ost

Senvion has been awarded a four-year service contract of innogy SE for the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm following a competitive tender process. Senvion has been responsible for the service of the in total 48 wind turbines since their installation in 2014.

28 Nov | Operational Management for Polish Wind Farm of Green Bear

Eagerly, the wind energy industry looks towards Poland. After around three years of standstill, the Polish government encourages the development of wind energy again by initiating new tenders. The results have just been published.

26 Nov | London Array Limited selects James Fisher to provide the complete maintenance solution

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has secured a trio of milestone contracts on London Array 175 turbine 630 MW wind farm – one of the largest in Europe.

15 Jan | Vattenfall and TenneT have signed agreements for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore grid connection

Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the construction of an offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms. The agreements concern the realisation of the connection and the transmission of electricity between the 700 MW wind farm of Vattenfall and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore platform.

19 Dec | Smulders to build three offshore transformer modules for the Moray East wind farm

Siemens has awarded a contract for the construction of three offshore transformer modules (OTM) to Smulders. The project, situated off the Aberdeenshire coast in the North Sea, will be developed by EDP Renewables, ENGIE and Diamond Generating Europe.

04 Dec | ABB commissions first digital substations in Italy

ABB Ability™ based technology to boost efficiency and enable supply of clean wind energy

03 Dec | Green light for the construction of Seamade offshore wind farms

Tractebel is part of the Consortium that has been awarded a contract for the construction and installation of the Seamade offshore wind farms in the North Sea. The consortium will build the two high voltage substations, and their respective substructure, to be installed respectively in the Mermaid and the Seastar area.

18 Dec | Highland communities in £28m funding boost

Highland communities will benefit to the tune of £28millon thanks to Britain’s newest onshore wind farm, built by SSE Renewables.

13 Dec | New report outlines offshore wind opportunities in Wales

Scaling up offshore wind generation could help Wales meet its renewable energy and decarbonisation targets, as well as deliver local economic stimulus, says a new report out today.

26 Nov | Port of Tyne demonstrates its offshore capability

Port of Tyne was selected as a base to lift and immerse the 11 ton BLIDAR buoy.

15 Nov | Will the secrets of Doggerland be revealed by unique find at North Sea site?

Archaeologists analyse pre-historic seabed evidence recovered from offshore wind farm development area

16 Jan | Peterson Offshore Passenger Terminal celebrates 100th flight

On the 3rd of January 2019 flight no 100 took off from Peterson Offshore Passenger Terminal at Zeeland Airport

16 Jan | Attollo Offshore launches innovation incubator to continue drive of improving offshore marine operations

Attollo Offshore, a leading offshore marine operator, continues to cement its reputation for innovative thinking by announcing the launch of its Aberdeen-based innovation incubator.

11 Jan | MHI Vestas Expands at the Port of Oostende

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, established at the Port of Oostende since 2013, opens a new office location today in the presence of the Danish ambassador, Karsten Vagn Nielsen, the new mayor of Oostende, Bart Tommelein, and alderman of the port, Charlotte Verkeyn

10 Jan | The world’s largest reachstacker

Blue Water has just started using the world’s strongest reachstacker – lifting capacity 152 tons

10 Jan | The Nordex Group to build two more wind farms for Vattenfall in the Netherlands

13 large turbines planned for Dutch projects totalling 49 MW

09 Jan | Senvion confirms notice to proceed for 41 MW in Spain

First phase of Spanish agreement signed with Alfanar Energy Hamburg/Madrid

17 Dec | Vestas secures first order from enercity Erneuerbare GmbH in Germany

Vestas has received a 33 MW order from German municipal utility enercity Erneuerbare GmbH, a subsidiary of Hannover-based utility enercity AG, for the Klettwitz III B.A. 2.2 project located in Klettwitz in the Brandenburg region in eastern Germany.

12 Dec | Senvion signs 48 MW contracts of 3.XM series in European core markets

Senvion has signed 47.5 megawatts (MW) firm contracts of its modular 3.XM series in Belgium, France and Portugal in the fourth quarter of 2018.